First Amendment: Free Speech/Free Press

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LAWB 6312
3 credit hour(s)

Surveys First Amendment law from the defense against speech crimes and civil claims to modern constitutional issues such as the law of news-gathering. Covers First Amendment treatment of expressions including obscenity, fighting words, symbolic speech, commercial speech, hate speech, and student speech. The course includes comparative perspectives and problems of multinational law.

Constitutional Law is recommended.

This is an elective course.

Civil Rights